Best suburbs in Illawarra

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Ranked 1st best suburb in Illawarra

"good good good"

- mistyw
is a lovely quiet and family friendly suburb located just off the Princes Hwy in the Sutherland Shire. It is bordered by Sylvania, Kirrawee and Oyster Bay and a lot of the homes have lovely water view...
-34.3975467628967 150.870634642171


Ranked 2nd best suburb in Illawarra

"Perfect! Cafes, restaurants and the great beaches!"

- jacel
A beautiful relaxed place with a great school. Surrounded by amazing beaches, great restaurants, cafes and close to everything the perfect place to bring up your family. Prices are similar to some wes...
-34.3489804840919 150.911062539474


Ranked 3rd best suburb in Illawarra

"A great place for young families"

- sf28
Lack of places to eat out, limited childcare due to increased demand. Needs more shops and needs a pathway for prams on the main streets to walk about.
-34.1882722400653 150.981374092


Ranked 4th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.389072427606 150.867564948088


Ranked 5th best suburb in Illawarra

"Conveniet, quiet and cheap"

- Gim
I've been here three years in a block of flats with incredibly friendly (mostly elderly) neighbours - I'm in my twenties. The shops are terribly convenient, there is some good variety of food, and som...
-34.3722647960682 150.885832629089


Ranked 6th best suburb in Illawarra

"Leafy, Quiet and Safe"

- sydneyb
One of the best suburbs in Illawarra, great for families with Kids.
-34.4299995418183 150.849424863662

North Nowra

Ranked 7th best suburb in Illawarra

"Quiet but close to everything..."

- capturelife
My family have lived in many places across NSW through my husband's work and have found North Nowra our favourite so far. The village has a very small shopping centre (supermarket, hairdresser, newsag...
-34.8500497769407 150.582438648241


Ranked 8th best suburb in Illawarra

"Worrigee - Rapidly Growing South Coast Suburb"

- BenWard
Worrigee - a rapidly growing suburb just South East of Nowra. If your in search of homes less then 10 years old, then Worrigee is a good starting point. The suburb consists of many estates such...
-34.9163283440975 150.634289078593


Ranked 9th best suburb in Illawarra

"All of your daily essentials in one suburb..."

- Sarah T
Having worked in the area for the past 10 years in the real estate industry, I've had my fair share of experiences. The truth is, Unanderra has elevated itself in leaps and bounds as an overall suburb...
-34.4557851035134 150.839237123934
Ranked 10th best suburb in Illawarra

"best place to live"

- Myopinion11
I lived in Strata ave Barrack heights for 2 years.I loved it.The neighbours where fantastic.When i went away they would watch my house for me and feed my animals.The street was lovely and quiet and th...
-34.5667998778506 150.854620804583


Ranked 11th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great little coastal town without the huge price tag"

- blahdeeblah
I have spent a good deal of time around the Shellharbour, Warilla and Warrawong area, Warilla is a little surprise packet with a surprisingly low price tag, though I expect this change in the near fut...
-34.55034945538 150.857205346946


Ranked 12th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.7841575810208 150.719385177803


Ranked 13th best suburb in Illawarra

"Holiday Suburb, Great to get away and relax."

- KimC
Near everything you could want for a quiet weekend or even a few weeks away. Set between the ocean with a quiet beach great to play a game of beach cricket, and the lake which you can take out boats,...
-35.1976025356311 150.556988279135


Ranked 14th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great Lifestyle"

- 1reallife
What a great place to live. It feels like going on holidays when I come home from work. Great neighbours, bike track, quiet streets good schools and great place for families.
-34.331141007788 150.919089681527
Sanctuary Point
Ranked 15th best suburb in Illawarra

"Friendly and beautiful"

- Jen Alder
We moved here about 3 months ago without knowing very much about the place. We have been warmly welcomed by a great community. We love the place - being 5-10 minutes from basin or Bay beaches is a...
-35.1035017081286 150.62621384868


Ranked 16th best suburb in Illawarra

"Go there"

- ......
Kiama is an awesome place on the south coast of NSW it is wonky a couple of hours from Sydney. As well as having good beaches, shops, health and people.
-34.6782673037949 150.847335640686


Ranked 17th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.432956871047 150.486740227279
Ranked 18th best suburb in Illawarra
-34.4009 150.87194

Oak Flats

Ranked 19th best suburb in Illawarra

"Friendly little community"

- HappyToBeMe
After growing up in Kiama I reasearched the property market for approximately 2 years before buying my first home in down town Oak Flats has the same little village feel as places like Kiama and Shell...
-34.5589972876552 150.825099690298
Ranked 20th best suburb in Illawarra

"Great place to live"

- junij
Port kembla is an awesome place to live. If you're not from here be aware that there is a large industrial section to the north and the Main Street is undergoing the process of gentrification. The...
-34.4839852393418 150.912316907181
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